Transcaucasia

Kalie

Historical Event CZARIST AND SOVEIT RULE

Russia's southward expansion had begun in the 1500s but the Czars army only began making progress in the 1700s

By 1723 Peter the Great/s generals had taken control of Baku, the capitol of Azerbaijan

After the Russian Revolution in 1917, the Transcaucasian republics had a brief period of independence but by the early 1920s, the Red Army (soviet military name) had taken control of the region.

Economy

Today, economic activity in the Transcaucasian republic ranges from the tourism and wine industries.

Culture

Subculture of the Southern United Statesthat has come from blending heavy amounts of rural Scots-Irish culture with the culture of African slaves and Native Americans.